2005 Excellence Award Winners


Cleveland-Cliffs | Ishpeming, MI

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs has been active in Michigan since shortly after the discovery of iron ore on the Marquette Iron Range. Currently Cleveland-Cliffs Michigan Operations consist of the Tilden and Empire iron mining and processing facilities, a transportation division formerly known as LS&I Railroad and the Cliffs Technology Group […]

EMP Advanced Development, LLC | Escanaba, MI

EMP Advanced Development, LLC established its’ 30,000 square foot research and development technology center campus in August of 1999 with a staff of 21 employees serving as the research and development function of Engineered Machined Products, Inc. Today, after two large building expansions, the center employs 80 full-time workers. EMP […]

Systems Control | Iron Mountain, MI

A division of Northern Star Industries, Systems Control was founded in 1962 and has gained national recognition as a state of the art designer and manufacturer of control and relay panels for the electrical utility market and specialty controls and equipment for the United States Navy. Systems Control’s hardworking team […]

Terex Handlers | Baraga, MI

Terex Handlers, formerly Baraga Products Inc., was founded in 1984 and produces rough terrain telescoping forklifts used primarily in the construction industry.  In 1996, Baraga Products Inc. was purchased by Terex Corporation.  Terex Handlers is a part of the Aerial Work Platforms Division of Terex Corporation and produces six models […]